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Overview of Oakdale

Located just 11 miles west of St. Paul, Oakdale, Minn., is a thriving suburban city of 27,378. Oakdale has been considered a rich and promising suburb for many years, and it has kept its promise by continuing to bring new shops, restaurants, employment opportunities and family-style housing to the Twin Cities metro. More than 30 restaurants and coffee shops make Oakdale a great place to live for suburban foodies, while its proximity to urban St. Paul makes it an ideal destination for many of the area's commuters.

Oakdale is a fabulous community for people from all walks of life. According to data from the U.S. Census bureau, about 65 percent of the city's population is made up of families. Families flock to the Twin Cities metro for its well-ranked school systems and family vibe. Singles also fit in in Oakdale, making up almost 30 percent of all households in the area. Those searching for Oakdale apartments for rent will be able to find an ideal place to call home.

Living in Oakdale, MN

Oakdale enjoys an ideal location for navigating the metro region. Just a few miles from the Twin Cities themselves, Oakland allows residents a quick and easy commute. It is also located on the east side of the metro, giving it drivable access to scenic river communities like Stillwater and Red Wing. Its location allows for easy access to regional roads and highways while placing it in the center of all the Twin Cities metro has to offer.

Oakdale boasts more than 25 parks and its own nature preserve, providing a number of outdoor options for residents. The Oakdale Discovery Center is another regional favorite, offering artwork, an amphitheater, wildlife exhibits and reception facilities for local weddings and other celebrations. Oakdale residents enjoy numerous community events throughout the year, such as haunted hayrides, egg hunts, farmers markets, concerts and fireworks.

Oakdale Work and Study

Although Oakdale doesn't offer any colleges or universities within its borders, numerous institutes of higher learning are located throughout the area. Century Community and Technical College, Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul College, Concordia University, St. Paul, Hamline University, Northwestern College and Bethel University are all located within about 10 miles from Oakdale.

Because it serves primarily as a bedroom community, Oakdale sees its population decline about 25 percent during workdays due to commuting. Many residents commute into St. Paul, Minneapolis or one of the surrounding suburbs for work. However, numerous employment opportunities exist within Oakdale itself. According to the city's 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, Oakdale's top employers are 3M Company, Minnesota Department of Transportation, School District 622, Washington County, Imation Corporation, Educational Credit Management and Hartford Group.

Rentals in Oakdale, MN and Cost of Living

According to city-data.com, the cost of living index in Oakdale is 113, which is 13 percent higher than the U.S. average. Those searching for Oakdale apartments should also factor commuting costs into their monthly budgets, as the city is not particularly walkable. About 23 percent of Oakdale homes are renter-occupied units, and the median gross rent in the city is $819 per month.

Oakdale Attractions and Special Events

Oakdale's charm allows for numerous community events throughout the year, but none is more widely anticipated than Summerfest. Oakdale's Summerfest celebration includes fun activities like carnival rides, parades, live entertainment, food and more. Residents and visitors alike flock to this annual celebration to beat the summer heat.

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333 On The Park
67

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1,990+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

3 Units Available

333 On The Park

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown St. Paul)

(67)

$1,990+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
3 Units Available
17
Mears Park Place
7

Saint Paul, MN 55101

$1,045+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

3 Units Available

Mears Park Place

Saint Paul, MN (Downtown St. Paul)

(7)

$1,045+

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
3 Units Available
Oxbo Apartments

Saint Paul, MN 55102

$1,300+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

Oxbo Apartments

Saint Paul, MN (West Seventh)


$1,300+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
30
Riverview at Upper Landing
10

Saint Paul, MN 55102

$1,290+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Riverview at Upper Landing

Saint Paul, MN (West Seventh)

(10)

$1,290+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
5
Grand Pre East Apartments
13

Little Canada, MN 55117

$765+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

8 Units Available

Grand Pre East Apartments

Little Canada, MN

(13)

$765+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
8 Units Available
7
Rooftop 252 - Opening June 2018

West Saint Paul, MN 55118

$990+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Rooftop 252 - Opening June 2018

West Saint Paul, MN (West St. Paul)


$990+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Westview Park Apartment Community
6

West Saint Paul, MN 55118

$745+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Westview Park Apartment Community

West Saint Paul, MN (West St. Paul)

(6)

$745+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
47
Blackberry Pointe Apartments
8

Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

$926+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

2 Units Available

Blackberry Pointe Apartments

Inver Grove Heights, MN

(8)

$926+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
2 Units Available
13
Cedars Lakeside
63

Saint Paul, MN 55117

$1,005+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

2 Units Available

Cedars Lakeside

Saint Paul, MN

(63)

$1,005+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
2 Units Available
The Burlington Apartments

Lauderdale, MN 55108

$1,000+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

10+ Units Available

The Burlington Apartments

Lauderdale, MN (Como Park, Energy Park)


$1,000+

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths
10+ Units Available
8
The Kendrick
26

Saint Paul, MN 55108

$1,130+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

2 Units Available

The Kendrick

Saint Paul, MN (Como Park, Energy Park)

(26)

$1,130+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
2 Units Available
24
Shoreview Grand
16

Shoreview, MN 55126

$1,080+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

1 Unit Available

Shoreview Grand

Shoreview, MN

(16)

$1,080+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
1 Unit Available
The Lexington Apartments And Townhomes
75

Roseville, MN 55113

$1,325+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

8 Units Available

The Lexington Apartments And Townhomes

Roseville, MN (Lake Owasso)

(75)

$1,325+

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
8 Units Available
Highland On The Park
8

Saint Paul, MN 55116

$1,125+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10+ Units Available

Highland On The Park

Saint Paul, MN (West Seventh)

(8)

$1,125+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10+ Units Available
Pondview Apartments
5

Maplewood, MN 55119

$950+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Pondview Apartments

Maplewood, MN (Beaver Lake)

(5)

$950+

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
Bradley House Apartments
6

Saint Paul, MN 55119

$935+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

9 Units Available

Bradley House Apartments

Saint Paul, MN (Conway)

(6)

$935+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
9 Units Available
41
Villages on McKnight
16

Saint Paul, MN 55119

$920+

1-2 Beds1 Bath

1 Unit Available

Villages on McKnight

Saint Paul, MN (Battle Creek)

(16)

$920+

1-2 Beds1 Bath
1 Unit Available
Sun Cliffe Apartments
8

Saint Paul, MN 55119

$1,025+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Sun Cliffe Apartments

Saint Paul, MN (Conway)

(8)

$1,025+

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
25
Maplewood
7

Maplewood, MN 55109

$800+

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath

Maplewood

Maplewood, MN (Hillside)

(7)

$800+

Studio-3 Beds1 Bath
Pine Tree Park Apartments
6

Saint Paul, MN 55119

$675+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Pine Tree Park Apartments

Saint Paul, MN (Greater East Side)

(6)

$675+

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath